Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Lisze Bechtold

Illustrator, Other, and Writer

Region: California: Los Angeles County
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Lisze Bechtold an author and illustrator of picture books and early readers. SALLY AND THE PURPLE SOCKS was a Children's Choice Book, and included in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Literacy Program. The award-winning BUSTER THE VERY SHY DOG early reader series has been in print for 20 years. She also illustrated TOOTS THE CAT, written by Karla Kuskin. Lisze's works-in-progress now include middle grade novels. Her animated film, MOON BREATH BEAT, was recently added to the National Film Registry. She currently volunteers as the Illustrator Coordinator for the Los Angeles region SCBWI, and is an experienced Authors in the Schools presenter.